My recent article published at Guideposts…
Can a collage show your kids how much you care?
The parenting-class instructor pulled out three large boxes of magazine clippings and a stack of construction paper and placed them on the table.
“Tonight we are going to have some fun doing an art project, just like something your kids would do at school. Using the magazine clippings, you are going to make a collage that represents your child…”
The woman sitting next to me enthusiastically started grabbing pictures. I picked up piece after piece and discarded each one.
How am I going to do this?! I thought to myself. My perfectionist tendencies prickled as I rummaged through the pile.